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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Navy, Green & Fuchsia: Nothing To Be Afraid Of

Recently one night Beverly Like Hills and I were having dinner. I was wearing this navy with dots tank but with dark denim bermudas, a white linen blazer, a fuchsia cross-body handbag, and gold wedge sandals.  I was telling her that I was thinking of wearing this top with a kelly green blazer, but I was too afraid to try it.  This was way out of my comfort zone.  She said it would work, and that it would rock, and that I should do it and not be scared!  It was the pink dots that had me thinking they wouldn't work well with the bright kelly green, but the pink dots are so minimal they don't compete with the green.  I'm so glad I stepped out of my comfort zone.

I also stepped out of my comfort zone by using the tote with dots even though the top has dots.  I'm thinking this works because the dots are black and not too matchy with the dots in the tank?

This outfit could improve by adding a bracelet in a lighter, mint green.  I wish I had one!

I wore this last night out to our favorite Japanese restaurant with our family to celebrate our 11th anniversary.

Navy, Green & Fuchsia: Nothing To Be Afraid Of

Tommy Hilfiger Tank, Sleeveless Printed Tie Top, Navy -
Ambition Twill Blazer, Kelly Green -
Blue Essence Skinny Twill Ankle Jeans, White -
MICHAEL Michael Kors Reversible Metallic Belt, Silver/Gold (silver side used for this outfit)-
Tory Burch 'Alfie' Thong, Deep Rose - (with birthday promo code)
kate spade 'daisy hill - griffen' vertical tote, black/cream -
Tory Burch Hexagonal Hoop Earrings, Silver -
Ariella Collection Hammered Dome Ring, Silver -


  1. What a GREAT outfit. The top is so cute. You ALWAYS nail the look.

  2. Oh, and by the way....I just thrifted a really cute cream with black polka dot tote similar to yours!

  3. Lovely! I really love this look! The green blazer works perfectly! (Beverly was right, it absolutely rocks, and you were right to go with your instincts on this, for sure!)

  4. A.D.O.R.B.S!!!!!!!!!

    When's our next dinner date?

  5. I'm a polka dot fanatic, so I'm really loving this outfit! Too boot, you have a polka dot bag...I'm in love :)

  6. I am so glad you stepped out of your comfort zone. It looks amaxing.


  7. You look so chic ... love the bag and the dots and ... everything. Gorgeous.

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  9. Lisa, Thank you, I appreciate your kind words. I would have done this without Beverly! Glad you found a similar polka-dot bag. I'm always excited every time dots come back in style

    Pear, Thanks! I just can't get enough of green and navy right now. I'm so glad I took Beverly's advice to just go for it.

    Beverly, VERY SOON!!!

    Thanks Sylvia, glad you stopped by for the dots!

    Teodora, Thanks, I am too. I'm wanting to step out of my comfort zone more often now.

    Wendy. Thank you. You always look fab too.